Non-Intimate Contact between Men and Women

Non-intimate contact is permissible between men and women--even if the two people are related or have a close personal relationship (except a husband and wife when she is a nida).
Examples
  • Doctor and patient.
  • Massage therapist and patient.
  • Lifeguard and swimmer.
  • A Jewish man may catch a Jewish girl or woman on the flying trapeze.
    Reason This is not intimate contact.
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